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|Description ||Hunedbed Germany #908 - Helmichsteine - located in my hometown Wallenhorst (State of Lower Saxony) near Osnabrueck. This megalithic grave is called Gevasteine, too. Geva was the wife of Duke Widukind, a famous saxon leader who fighted bloody battles against Emperor Carl the Great (Francs) around 780 A.D. (compare with hunebed Germany #909 Karlsteine) Geva was a sister of King Harold I. of Haithabu, a Viking Kingdom, located in todays State of Schleswig-Holstein near the Danish border. Legend says, that Geva was burried under this stones. |
|Karl the Great = Charlemagne in French or English|
|Martin L |
| Oh, what a nice view nowadays! I remember my somewhat disappointing visit in 1989 where it was completly overgrown!|
Looks like someone really cared for it. Nice pic anyway.
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